It’s an X-Men origin movie…AGAIN! The Snark Knights discuss one of the founding films of the modern superhero movie era and learned some important lessons from 18 years ago that are still painfully relevant today. It's hard to be a smart woman surrounded by dumb men.Wolverine proves that if you try too hard to be a bad boy, you end up being a bad man.And of course, we learn what happens to a toad when it’s struck by lightning.
"X-Men" was the template for a lot of the origin movies we've seen since, and taught a generation of filmmakers how to handle X-Position, X-Perienced actors, X-Pectant fans, and X-World-building. X!